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Romantic oceanfront lodging and dining on the Mendocino Coast

Our menu also features nightly specials from the freshest available ingredients.

Tomato-Basil Seafood Chowder
sweet corn, Prince Edward Island mussels, Manila clams, shrimp, fresh seafood, Pernod liqueur, fresh basil & red potatoes, garlic crouton garnish
$ 11.00
Point Reyes Blue Cheese Salad
Mixed organic greens tossed in a raspberry vinaigrette, garnished with red grapes, toasted spicy walnuts, crumbled Point Reyes blue cheese, sliced Fuji apples, & crispy fried leeks.
$ 12.00
Tossed Green Salad
organic greens tossed with tender beets & toasted pumpkin seeds with a tangy mango & rice wine vinaigrette, Asian pear & crisp leek garnish.
$ 11.00
Roasted Garlic Caesar Salad
Crisp Romaine lettuce tossed with zesty roasted garlic dressing, house-made croutons, Parmesan cheese, & lemon.
$ 12.00
add two grilled prawns $17
Steamed Shellfish
Prince Edward Island mussels, Manilla clams, & tender rock shrimp with caramelized bacon, brandy & lemon, finished with a touch of cream & fresh basil.
$ 16.00
Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell
Half dozen Fanny Bay oysters served chilled with two sauces: Mike's "famous" Mojo Sauce, & a fire-roasted red bell pepper cocktail sauce.
$ 16.00
Main Courses
Italian-Style Mushroom Risotto
A medley of domestic & wild mushrooms & sundried tomatoes sautéed in a creamy style risotto, finished with mushroom essence, Asiago cheese and sweet butter, garnished with roasted butternut squash.
$ 18.50
Creamy Mushroom Pasta
Wild & domestic mushrooms tossed with asparagus tips & sundried tomatoes in a rich Bavarian Cambozola cheese cream sauce with white wine, fresh basil, & served over orrechiette pasta garnished with toasted pistachios.
$ 19.50
A.R.I. Cheeseburger
Choice Angus beef grilled to order & served on a fresh house made sesame bun with Monterey Jack & sharp cheddar cheeses & choice of tossed side salad.
$ 16.00
Manilla clams, Prince Edward Island mussels, fresh seafood, rock shrimp & bay scallops, in a slightly spicy & aromatic tomato-fennel broth, served with garlic crostini
$ 26.50
Lime & Ginger Grilled Prawns
Sweet jumbo shrimp marinated & basted on the grill with lime, ginger, garlic & soy, sauced with a tangy cilantro-lime butter & served with steamed coconut jasmine rice & caramelized beets.
$ 29.50
Thai Style Grilled Wild King Salmon
Fresh Pacific fillet, basted on the grill with lime & soy, served with a spicy Thai style curry, coconut & ginger broth, with rock shrimp, Yakisoba noodles & topped with tomato-cucumber relish.
$ 33.50
Roast Breast of Duck
Moist boneless duckling, thinly sliced and sauced with sparkling pear cider, Asian pears, sweet onions, green peppercorns & raspberry vinegar, served with maple-whipped potatoes.
$ 29.50
Grilled Filet Mignon
Certified choice beef gratinéed with bacon & Bavarian Camozola cheese, sauced with a mushroom, brandy & shallot demi-glace, served with garlic-mashed red potatoes, & sautéed vegetable medley
$ 34.50
...add three grilled prawns $41.50

"...step out on your private deck and take in one of the most outstanding blufftop views of the Mendocino Coast."

-Sunset Magazine

“Most Romantic”

-Karen Brown's 2009 Readers' Choice Awards

“You'll wine and dine unforgettably from Chef Stephen Smith's superbly prepared menu and the award winning wine list.”

-Wine Spectator


"Million-dollar views, a fireplace and piano music make for magical evenings at this Californian refuge overlooking the misty cliffs of Albion, where superior food and unrushed service delight diners."

-Zagat Survey

"The Albion River Inn has the best views and the best chef - Stephen Smith - between San Francisco and Seattle."

-Men's Journal

“Mark Bowery's wine and spirits the kind of list that a wine lover instantly recognizes as having been chosen by another wine lover-and it extends 28 pages...”

-Departures Magazine

“Best United States Wine List Award”

-Restaurant Hospitality Magazine

“The wine ideal oceanfront destination.”

-Diversion Magazine